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Ligophorus cephali Rubtsova, Balbuena, Sarabeev, Blasco-Costa et Euzet, 2006 parasite in collection outlined

reproductive system
male copulatory organ
vagina
haptoral structures
haptoral structures

Type host

Mugil cephalus Linnaeus, 1758

Type locality

Meditteranean Sea

Other localities

Black Sea, Caucasian coast, off Gelendzhik; Black Sea, Kerch channel; Black Sea, Sevastopol

Bibliography

First published in

Rubtsova N. Yu., Balbuena J. A., Sarabeev V. L., Blasco-Costa I., Euzet L. 2006. Description and morphometrical variability of Ligophorus cephali n. sp. and Ligophorus chabaudi Euzet and Suriano, 1977 (Monogenea: Dactylogyridae) on Mugil cephalus (Teleostei) from the Mediterranean Basin. Journal of Parasitology. 92. P. 486–495.

Other reference

Dmitrieva E. V., Gerasev P. I., Garippa G., Merella P., Pugachev O. N. 2009. Redescriptions of Ligophorus cephali Rubtsova, Balbuena, Sarabeev, Blasco-Costa & Euzet, 2006 and L. chabaudi Euzet & Suriano, 1977 (Monogenea: Ancyrocephalidae), with notes on the functional morphology of the copulatory organ. Systematic Parasitology. 73(3). P. 175-191.

Outlines of haptor structures

Dorsal anchors

Dorsal bars

Ventral anchors

Ventral bars

Why are the outlines so blured?

Specimens in collection

exemplar found in host
644.M.b0.v1 vaucher adult wholemount 2015-07-28 Black Sea, Caucasian coast, off Gelendzhik Mugil cephalus
645.M.b0.v2-5 vaucher adult wholemount 2015-07-28 Black Sea, Caucasian coast, off Gelendzhik Mugil cephalus
647.M.b0.v8-9 vaucher adult wholemount 2015-07-28 Black Sea, Caucasian coast, off Gelendzhik Mugil cephalus
646.M.b0.v6-7 vaucher adult wholemount 2015-07-28 Black Sea, Caucasian coast, off Gelendzhik Mugil cephalus
648.M.b0.v10-16 vaucher adult wholemount 2015-07-28 Black Sea, Caucasian coast, off Gelendzhik Mugil cephalus
649.M.b0.v17-18 vaucher adult wholemount 2015-07-28 Black Sea, Caucasian coast, off Gelendzhik Mugil cephalus
650.M.b0.v19-25 vaucher adult wholemount 2015-02-18 Black Sea, Caucasian coast, off Gelendzhik Mugil cephalus
651.M.b0.v26-33 vaucher adult wholemount 2011-11-23 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
652.M.b0.v34-38 vaucher adult wholemount 2011-11-23 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
656.M.b0.v43-45 vaucher adult wholemount 2011-11-25 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
658.M.b0.v48-50 vaucher adult wholemount 2010-12-04 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
653.M.b0.v39 vaucher adult wholemount 2011-11-23 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
654.M.b0.v40-42 vaucher adult wholemount 2011-11-23 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
657.M.b0.v46-47 vaucher adult wholemount 2012-07-01 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
659.M.b0.v51-55 vaucher adult wholemount 2010-12-04 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
660.M.b0.v56-64 vaucher adult wholemount 2012-07-01 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
661.M.b0.v65-69 vaucher adult wholemount 2011-07-09 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
662.M.b0.v70-77 vaucher adult wholemount 2012-05-01 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
663.M.b0.v78-81 vaucher adult wholemount 2011-07-04 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
664.M.b0.v82-88 vaucher adult wholemount 2011-07-10 Black Sea, Kerch channel Mugil cephalus
665.M.b0.v89-92 vaucher adult wholemount 2002-05-00 Black Sea, Sevastopol Mugil cephalus
666.M.b0.v93-96 vaucher adult wholemount 2002-05-00 Black Sea, Sevastopol Mugil cephalus
667.M.b0.v97 vaucher adult wholemount 2002-05-00 Black Sea, Sevastopol Mugil cephalus
669.M.b0.v98-103 vaucher adult wholemount 2002-05-00 Black Sea, Sevastopol Mugil cephalus

Lamellodiscus

Ligophorus abditus Dmitrieva, Gerasev et Gibson, 2013
Ligophorus acuminatus Euzet et Suriano, 1977
Ligophorus angustus Euzet et Suriano, 1977
Ligophorus bipartitus Dmitrieva, Gerasev, Gibson, Pronkina, Galli, 2012
Ligophorus bykhowskyi Dmitrieva, Gerasev, Gibson, Pronkina, Galli, 2012
Ligophorus campanulatus Dmitrieva, Gerasev, Gibson, Pronkina, Galli, 2012
Ligophorus cephali Rubtsova, Balbuena, Sarabeev, Blasco-Costa et Euzet, 2006
Ligophorus chabaudi Euzet et Suriano, 1977
Ligophorus cheleus Rubtsova Balbuena & Sarabeev, 2007
Ligophorus confusus Euzet et Suriano, 1977
Ligophorus domnichi Rubtsova Balbuena et Sarabeev, 2007
Ligophorus euzeti Dmitrieva et Gerasev, 1996
Ligophorus fenestrum Soo & Lim, 2012
Ligophorus fluviatilis (Bychowsky, 1949) Dmitrieva, Gerasev, Gibson, Pronkina, Galli, 2012
Ligophorus grandis Soo, Tan & Lim, 2015
Ligophorus heteronchus Euzet et Suriano, 1977
Ligophorus imitans Euzet et Suriano, 1977
Ligophorus kaohsianghsieni (Gusev, 1962) Gusev,1985
Ligophorus kedahensis Soo & Lim, 2012
Ligophorus lebedevi Dmitrieva, Gerasev, Gibson, Pronkina, Galli, 2012
Ligophorus llewellyni Dmitrieva, Gerasev & Pronkina, 2007
Ligophorus macrocolpos Euzet et Suriano, 1977
Ligophorus mamaevi Dmitrieva, Gerasev, Gibson, Pronkina, Galli, 2012
Ligophorus mediterraneus Sarabeev, Balbuena et Euzet, 2005
Ligophorus minimus Euzet et Suriano, 1977
Ligophorus mugilinus (Hargis, 1955) Euzet et Suriano, 1977
Ligophorus pacificus Rubtsova Balbuena et Sarabeev, 2007
Ligophorus parvicirrus Euzet et Sanfilippo, 1983
Ligophorus pilengas Sarabeev et Balbuena, 2004
Ligophorus simpliciformis Dmitrieva, Gerasev, Gibson, Pronkina, Galli, 2012
Ligophorus surianoae Dmitrieva, Gerasev, Gibson, Pronkina, Galli, 2012
Ligophorus szidati Euzet et Suriano, 1977
Ligophorus vanbenedenii (Par. et. Per., 1810) Euzet et Suriano, 1977
Ligophorus zhangi Dmitrieva, Gerasev, Gibson, Pronkina, Galli, 2012

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